CeBIT 2007: CONTENS presents first social network solution

Donnerstag, 25. Januar 2007

CeBIT 2007The new solution CONTENS relate enables the efficient development of online social network portals and user generated content portals for the first time. Integrated basis features such as the user profile administration, friend-of-a-friend visualization, messaging, media upload and sharing, content tagging as well as the sophisticated safety mechanisms are easily adaptable to arbitrary projects and guarantee a clearly faster realization than past special programming. Enterprises use social software ever more frequently for customer loyalty or internally in the knowledge management.

CONTENS, provider of the equally named CMS, presents at the CeBIT 2007 (15th-21st march; hall 3, stand C56) for the first time CONTENS relate, a newly developed solution for the fast development of social networks and user generated content (UGC) Internet portals. Social networks enable the simple creation and administration of user profiles and offer to their members various options to connect their own profiles to those of other users. UGC Internet portals allow the upload and exchange of self-created content like music, images, texts or videos.

Get a jumpstart by benefiting from the large functional range

Due to its many already integrated and easy to configure basic features, the CONTENS' software essentially accelerates the start of a new platform operating a social network. A main feature is the powerful user profile administration for collecting and administrating sensitive member data. The display of that data to other users depends on the defined degree of access which can be selected from variable levels.

Simple and extended search functions make it easy to find contacts within a network. With the help of a friend-of-a-friend visualization following the "Six Degrees of Separation" principle, relations with other members can be clearly represented. Integrated messaging functions enable users to send and receive messages without having to reveal their own e-mail addresses. With CONTENS relate messages can be answered, forwarded and administered in folders.

Simple integration of members

CONTENS relate permits the simple integration of highly developed media upload and media sharing functions into online projects. For example, users can upload self-created content like music, images, texts or videos and tag it with meta data. On basis of the assigned tags content can be categorized and can be shown to other users in the helpful manner of tag clouds. The user is able to release own content via an intuitive user interface towards other users or even towards self defined target groups.

CONTENS relate offers a variety of further functions such as forums, blogs, invitation and introduction mechanisms for viral marketing. With the assistance of those functions a community solution can be speedily set up being productive. In addition comprehensive search applications, which take the complex release system into account, geo data integration or multilingualism extend the field of application of this solution. Furthermore, with CONTENS relate it is possible to structure functions free of charge like basis services as well as premium functions with costs. For maximum user friendliness frequently used front-end functions were developed based on AJAX.

Benefit from synergies in combination with CONTENS 3.0 enterprise

In combination with the content management platform CONTENS 3.0 enterprise, CONTENS relate offers still more advantages. The smooth integration of CONTENS relate into the CMS permits the simple production and administration of the necessary basic pages of the online offer as well as the guidance-, assistance- and interface texts of the social software applications. The code generators contained in CONTENS enterprise substantially simplify the development of individual customer applications. Thus the development and the current advancement of a project can be accelerated significantly and the maintenance can be clearly improved. The extensive scaling functions of CONTENS 3.0 enterprise provide - by the use of clustering - a safe development for a heavily growing online offer. However, CONTENS relate can be operated as well as stand-alone application or in combination with other content management systems.

Have direct access to your customers and strengthen your customer's loyalty

Social networks offer to enterprises a new and very attractive tool to effectively strengthen customer loyalty and to set up new business segments. Committed members present themselves and their relation to certain topics or products in the form of pictures, texts, etc. The friend-of-a-friend visualization can offer a valuable assistance to other users evaluating the content. Social networks in combination with user-generated contents can be excellently used also within enterprises. Thus, for example, a knowledge portal can be built in a simple manner, in which all world-wide coworkers of an enterprise or an organization take part and which clearly depicts the collected knowledge.

Use the development know-how and high efficiency in providing solutions of CONTENS

Creating and realizing customized social network projects, the CONTENS Professional Services possess extensive development know-how and high efficiency in providing solutions. The service unit of CONTENS has comprehensive project experience as well as knowledge of many years in the field of innovative web applications with user integration. 

Presented at the CeBIT 2007 for the first time

CONTENS relate is presented at the CeBIT 2007 for the first time. Please schedule an appointment for a personal presentation.

About CONTENS Software GmbH

CONTENS Software GmbH provides Content Management Software (CMS) for companies with sophisticated online communication needs. Its line of products meets the demands of businesses from small online editors to international companies.

A strong network of experienced partners conceives innovative and customized CONTENS solutions and implements them according to individual demands. With the help of the CONTENS platform-independent CMS products businesses can quickly realize and edit extensive online projects without any prior programming knowledge.

Among the well-known businesses that use CONTENS Content Management products are Brose, Concordia Insurance Group, Eli Lilly, HypoVereinsbank BKK, John Deere, the Swiss cantons of Aargau, Freiburg and Solothurn, Max-Planck Institutes, MVV Energie AG, Oettinger Imex Group ("Davidoff" etc.), Ratiopharm, Schwyzer Kantonalbank, Siemens TS, the City of Biel and T-Mobile.

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